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Our Team

Matthew Wilkinson

Matthew Wilkinson BA  MPNLA


From Middlesbrough

Degree BA Hons (Law) 1980

William Hutton Law Prize 1981

Admitted as a Solicitor October 1983

Member of the Law Society and the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.

Trained with family firm (Father and Grandfather were Solicitors)

Solicitor and then Partner in family firm 1983-1991

Set up Matthew Wilkinson Solicitors 1991

Deputy Coroner District of North East North Yorkshire 1988-1996

Acting Coroner North East North Yorkshire 1996- 2000 (District closed)

Extensive experience in a broad range of contentious and non-contentious legal work for individuals and businesses. First became interested in claims against Solicitors in 1986 and has over 25 years experience in Professional Negligence claims against Solicitors and other lawyers. Having specialised in this area of work, he has built up a  niche practice, which he finds interesting and challenging, at the same time as giving him the opportunity to help people with difficult problems, which arise when they have been let down by a previous Solicitor or other lawyer.


The Law and helping people.

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Matthew says “I enjoy using the law in challenging situations to help people achieve a just result regardless of the apparent strength or resources of the opposition.”

Jahan Zand

Jahan Zand LLB


From Middlesbrough

Degree LLB Hons (Law and Politics)   2007

Member of the Law Society

Joined Matthew Wilkinson June 2009

Trained with Matthew Wilkinson 2009-2012

Admitted as a Solicitor March 2012

Experience gained in training with property, probate, family, general litigation and Professional Negligence. Since admission is now mainly handling Professional Negligence cases


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About Us

Matthew Wilkinson Solicitors was founded in 1991 (by Matthew Wilkinson). We are based in the North East of England and London and work for people all over the UK.

We are dedicated to the provision of a friendly, efficient and high quality legal service. Our main area of work is civil litigation, which includes any type of claim or dispute that might be resolved by the Civil Courts and Tribunals

We are specialists in SOLICITOR’S NEGLIGENCE cases, which are Professional Negligence claims against Solicitors and other lawyers.

Free, No Obligation Enquiry

With most legal matters It is better to take action sooner rather than later. We know that contacting a Solicitor can create anxiety itself, which is why you can contact us without obligation.

Call us on 0800 043 9981 or dial 0333 577 0172 if calling from a mobile.

complete a free online enquiry or contact us via email on we’ll have a no obligation chat with you about what you need and what you hope to achieve. We’ll happily answer any questions or queries you have and give you advice on how to progress your matter.

You can be sure if you contact us that whatever you ask us to do for you will be handled professionally and efficiently, so you can get the best outcome possible without any of the hassle.

Clients Testimonials

I would just like to say Matthew Wilkinson took on my case after it had been with another Solicitor for 2 years with no progress, and in a short period of time with their experience and professional advice my case was completed with a result that I was more than pleased with, and I would recommend anyone to use them. Mrs M, Blackpool